President Hichilema makes new appointments
By Staff Writer
President Hakainde Hichilema has, pursuant to Article 176( I) of the Constitution of the Republic of Zambia and in consultation with the Civil Service Commission, appointed Patrick Kangwa as Secretary to the Cabinet, subject to ratification by the National Assembly.
The President has also appointed Dr Oliver Kalabo as Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet in charge of Administration.
In addition, The President has, in exercise of the powers vested in him in Section 16(1) of the AntiCorruption Act No. 3 of 2012, appointed Ndola lawyer Tom Shamakamba as Director General of the Anti-Corruption Commission, subject to ratification by National Assembly.
In a statement, Presidential Spokesperson Anthony Bwalya said President Hichilema has further in pursuant to Section 5(1) of the Electoral Commission of Zambia Act No. 25 of 20 1 6, appointed Mwangala Zaloumis, Ali Simwiinga and Mcdonald Chipenzi as Chairperson, Vice Chairperson and Commissioner of the Electoral Commission of Zambia, respectively, subject to ratification by National Assembly.
“The President has also, on the recommendation of the Judicial Service Commission pursuant to Article 140 (e) of the Constitution of the Republic of Zambia, appointed Mrs. Caroline C. Zulu Sokoni as Judge of the High Court for Zambia, subject to ratification by the National Assembly,” he said.